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Local Resources


Discover Maynard - Eat and Drink
Lists all of Maynard's many eating and drinking establishments. Can also search by categor
y. Reviews of Maynard Restaurants

Customer reviews of over 25 different restaurants in Maynard. Most pages also provide menus, hours, photos, contact info, and more.


Maynard Farmer's Market
Runs from the last Saturday in June through first Saturday in October (9:00 am to 1:00 pm, rain or shine!). Located at the Mill Pond Parking Lot by Clock Tower Place, located on Main St. "The Market's mission is to provide area residents the opportunity to buy Massachusetts grown and produced products and support local farmers and specialty vendors. The Market also offers educational and cultural events, information about local nonprofit groups, and place to visit with friends and neighbors."



Web Resources


All Recipes

Recipe finder.  You can enter a word such as "paprika" and find recipes containing that ingredient.


Recipe finder similar to All Recipes.  Enter an ingredient and find recipes that match.

Savor 100,000 recipes from Gourmet, Bon Appetit, Self, cookbooks, chefs, and home cooks. Learn from holiday food guides, get healthy, quick and easy, and kid-friendly menus, and watch cooking videos."

Historical America Digital Cookbook 

Searchable collection of recipes from 76 seminal cookbooks created in the 18th to early 20th century 
Recipe finder created by the US Department of Agriculture. 


Vegetarian Resource Group
Information on vegetarianism and recipes.


Yummly: Every Recipe in the World

Recipe website that allows search result options that include ingredients, cooking time, directions, nationality, holiday, and more.


Magazine Subscriptions

*Magazines are located on the second floor of the library, next to the elevator.*  Magazines can be checked out, except for the most recently received issue.  



Better Homes and Gardens (Monthly)

Bon Appetit (Monthly)


Cooking Illustrated (Monthly)

Family Circle (Monthly)

Fine Cooking (Bi-monthly)

Woman's Day (Monthly)



Library E-Resources




Culinary Arts Collection

The Culinary Arts Collection includes 150 of the major cooking and nutrition magazines from 1980 to present. Coverage includes thousands of searchable recipes, restaurant reviews, and industry information.


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Revised 8/7/2023   J.J.R.

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